Spooky things to do this Halloween for October half-term for kids!

There are events all over the country!

The October half-term is just around the corner and there’s a load of spooky things happening all over the country!

Check out our top picks in this half-term Halloween guide!

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London Tombs and London Bridge Experience

Plague pits, walls dripping with blood, and other unspeakable horrors await you at London Tombs!

If you’re a little bit of a scaredy cat, a friendlier tour is available.

Thanks to London Tomb’s Guardian Angels, you can experience the Tombs without the fright.

The Guardian Angels will take you ahead of the rest of the group, allowing to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of London Tombs without mad detainees scaring or chasing you!

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Secrets of the Movies: Behind the Screens Spooky Spectacular

If you’ve ever wanted to get behind the screen and work out what exactly happens on a film set, now’s your chance!

Secrets of the Movies is back for a spooky Halloween spectacular, this time at The Gallery, 15 Bateman Street, Soho!

There’s a cool VR funhouse, a digital graffiti wall, as well as loads of creative activity tables. The gallery itself is dressed as a spooky haunted house and even features some Scooby Doo themed stuff!

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Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds

Travel back in time to the dirty streets of Leeds in 1842 and see what life was like among the grime and bedbugs and why everyone was getting ill.

See what the strange cures that were prescribed by doctors back then and enter the frightening world of Victorian surgery – where there wasn’t anything anaesthetic!

As you journey forwards in time, you’ll see some of the incredible innovations and scientific discoveries that have changed our lives for the better!

Then, before you leave, visit the LifeZone to see how your body works and how you can stay healthy!

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Hampton Court Ghost Hunt

The legendary ghost hunt at Hampton Court is so scary that even the family tours have a minimum age!

You’ll need to be 8 or older to go searching creepy courtyards, trying to catch a glimpse of the Court’s ghostly inhabitants.

You might even have a creepy encounter with one of the ghosts caught on camera…

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WWT Wetland Centres Spooktacular

Children and their families can enjoy a scarily huge variety of spooky fun at nine WWT Wetland Centres spread across the UK this October half term.

Activities include discovering the gross side of nature at the Yuck Show at WWT Arundel (W. Sussex), the Nauseating Nature Trail at WWT Washington (Tyne and Wear) and Broomstick flight training following the winter journey of the whooper swan at WWT Martin Mere (Lancashire).

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Creepy Caves at Chessington World of Adventures

Chessington World of Adventures have introduced new ‘Fright Restrictions’ this ‘Howl’o’ween’ as the resort launches its scariest ever attraction!

The three ‘Brave-o-meter’ tests look at how easily spooked people are. You’ll have to cope with being in the dark and deal with loads of creepy crawlies.

As well as exploring Creepy Caves Unearthed, guests hoping to have a spook-tacular time at Chessington this Howl’o’ween will be able to enjoy brand-new-for-2017 Room on the Broom Spooky Story Time!

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If all of the fright is a little too much, you could pay a visit to Kidtropolis!

If you’ve never been before, it’s basically an epic event packed full of live shows, cool characters, exciting entertainment and amazing activities.

It’s at the ExCeL London on the 23rd to 26th October 2017 making it the perfect holiday activity.

There’s also a Guinness World Record attempt, a massive inflatable assault course, and Fun Kids!

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